Connecting Columbia Union Seventh-day Adventists
- Columbia Union News
For about 15 years, Shenandoah Valley Adventist Elementary School in New Market, Va., has organized a Senior Citizen Thanksgiving Banquet for grandparents of its students and the community
All things happen in His time. That is what members of the Bryan and Defiance churches were reminded of as they recently merged into a single, new church now known as the Trinity church.
Two members of churches in the Columbia Union Conference, who are also Washington Adventist University alumni, were recently named directors at the North American Division.
This week, the Ohio Conference convened the sixth annual National Conference on Innovation.
At the fall meeting of the Columbia Union Conference Executive Committee, members rejoiced over lots of good news coming from the field.
Although delegates are busy attending the business sessions on the floor of the Georgia Dome, their families and some of the thousands of members attending from around the world can sit in on a multitude of seminars designed to improve their ministries back home.
Willie Oliver, PhD, was elected director of Family Ministries for the world church.
“Mr. Chairman, as of this opening session, we have 1,987 registered delegates out of a possible 2,411,” announced Matthew Bediako, executive secretary of the worldwide Seventh-day Adventist Church.
Denny Grady, who serves as Youth Ministries director for the Potomac Conference, will add Columbia Union Conference coordinator for youth to his responsibilities.
The Adventists, an hourlong documentary highlighting the Seventh-day Adventist Church’s health message and ministry, is scheduled to air on PBS stations nationwide this April.